Sources said that Pilot Squadron Leader Muhammad Hussain was killed and the jet fighter was completely destroyed in the incident.
They said that the pilot ejected but his parachute did not open.
His body was found one-and-a-half kilometre away from the crash site. Hussain’s body was shifted to Kamra Aeronautical Complex.
The impressive JF-17 (Thunder) jointly co-developed (by PAF & CATIC), and co-produced by PAC (Pakistan Aeronautical Complex) and CATIC (China Aero-technology Import Export Corporation) has been put up for static as well as aerial display in the Dubai Air Show this year.